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“That Gunk On Your Car” Explained By University of Florida Author

Published: Sep 25th, 1996

GAINESVILLE —You probably never wondered much about those tiny insects that violently end their lives on the front windshield of the family car.

Autumn Signals Seasonal Changes — Even In Florida, Say UF Experts

Published: Sep 20th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — The calendar may say Sept. 22 marks the first day of fall, but Florida residents transplanted here from the north may need more convincing.

Sound Systems For Hearing Impaired Help All Students, Says UF Expert

Published: Sep 19th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Using special sound systems in classrooms helps kids hear better and leads to increased test scores and fewer behavioral problems, says a University of Florida professor.

Bad Words May Not Be So Bad, Says University of Florida Researcher

Published: Sep 17th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — No matter what your mother said, there may be times when swearing is appropriate, a University of Florida researcher said.

UF-Led Research Team Finds Sea Turtles Can Travel A Third Of The Planet

Published: Aug 19th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — By using natural genetic “tags,” an international team of scientists has demonstrated that sea turtles migrate further than any other marine animal except seabirds.

Homeless Are More Than Just Passive Victims, Says UF Researcher

Published: Aug 12th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Like eager job seekers who present the right attitude, technique and dress for success, the homeless can go to great lengths to get what they need, says a University of Florida researcher.

Political Ads To Hit New Low This Year Despite Revived Presidential Image

Published: Jul 29th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Independence Day is one of the best things to happen to the American presidency in a long time, although the coming onslaught of sleazy political spots may negate the film’s impact.

Florida Researchers Discover Gene For Fatal Childhood Disease

Published: Jul 18th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—University of Florida researchers have identified the gene that causes a rare, fatal childhood disease, according to a report published in Today’s issue (7/18) of the journal Nature.

Centennial Olympics? Yes, But 100 Years Old? Not Really, Says UF Expert

Published: Jul 2nd, 1996

GAINESVILLE — As the world prepares to celebrate the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, a French idealist is again being heralded as the idea man behind the first events in 1896 and the originator of the modern Olympics.

Early Heat Waves Heighten Health Risks To Elderly And Children

Published: May 23rd, 1996

GAINESVILLE—Early record-breaking high temperatures in many parts of the nation could mean danger for elders and young children if precautions are not taken.